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Chikai Ohazama: “A Brief History of Google Earth: A Personal and Professional Journey”

Mar. 3, 2011—Watch video of Vanderbilt engineering alumnus Chikai Ohazama, Google Inc. product manager and co-founder of Google Earth, speaking on “A Brief History of Google Earth: A Personal and Professional Journey.” The Feb. 24 event was part of National Engineers Week, which was established in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers.

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Google Earth lecture highlights National Engineers Week at Vanderbilt

Feb. 16, 2011—Vanderbilt engineering alumnus and Google Earth co-founder Chikai Ohazama will speak at Vanderbilt as part of E-Week Feb. 24 at 6 p.m.

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United Nations report uses index developed by Vanderbilt student

Nov. 15, 2010—Suman Seth The work of former Vanderbilt student Suman Seth was used by the United Nations to develop a measure of gender inequality as one of three “innovative new measurements” in its annual Human Development Report. The 2010 Human Development Report, released Nov. 4, includes the Gender Inequality Index, based on an index measuring well-being...

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Video: VUCast: Hand washing police go undercover

Nov. 4, 2010—See how the hand washing police are keeping patients and staff members safe at Vanderbilt; a professor gets a spot on a new top 100 list; plus, how a mosquito’s heart led to a first place prize at an art contest.

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Fulbright Scholarships are awarded to Vanderbilt University graduates

Jul. 27, 2010—Several Vanderbilt alumnae have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships to travel abroad in 2010-2011: Amy Cattle, Annelyse Freyman, Katherine Mcallister, Angela Sutton and Leslie Esbrook. Cattle, ’10, will travel to Uraguay to teach English as a foreign language. Freyman, ’10, will be traveling to Colombia, also to teach English as a foreign language. Mcallister,...

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New benefit for Vanderbilt alumni targets new grads

Jul. 20, 2010—Vanderbilt University hopes to make the post-college transition a little easier for those recent graduates and other alumni who are without health insurance by offering a new short-term plan for them called GradMed. “Commencement can be a joyous but stressful time for new alumni who are in the midst of a job search or preparation...

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Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame’s 2010 class named

Jul. 7, 2010—Six Vanderbilt University alumni who worked in student media and then distinguished themselves through a variety of careers – including cardiologist, journalist, author and broadcast executive – will be inducted into the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame on Oct. 22. Those selected for the 2010 class are Don Benson, president and CEO of Lincoln...

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Colgate U’s Charles Melichar named Vanderbilt associate vice chancellor

Jun. 30, 2010—Charles J. Melichar, a senior communications officer at Colgate University, has been selected as associate vice chancellor for communications in the Division of Development and Alumni Relations at Vanderbilt University.

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Wartime memories of Vanderbilt community preserved through oral history project

Jun. 22, 2010—Website offers audio interviews and transcripts World War II memories that include historic battles, hide-outs from the Nazis and campus war relief projects have been preserved through the Vandy Goes to War oral history project, which can be heard on the Vanderbilt University Libraries’ website. “Vandy Goes to War is one way we document the...

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